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  • Petersburg National Battlefield

    Battle of the Crater Walking Tour

    • Time: 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM,4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
    • Location: Eastern Front Unit, Tour Stop 8 Parking Lot
    • Fees: Free
    Friday, July 22, 2016

    Everyday from 05/28/2016 to 08/06/2016

    Walking tour of the Crater Battlefield

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  • Petersburg National Battlefield

    Eastern Front Caravan Tour

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 11:15 AM,2:30 PM to 3:45 PM
    • Location: Eastern Front Unit Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free
    Friday, July 22, 2016

    Everyday from 05/28/2016 to 08/06/2016

    Caravan tour of Eastern Front Unit.

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    • Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM,1:00 PM to 4:30 PM
    • Location: Eastern Front Visitor Center
    • Fees: $5 per vehicle
    Wednesday, July 27, 2016

    Curator displays several artifacts associated with the Battle of the Crater which help explain the battle and its after affects.

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  • Petersburg National Battlefield

    152nd Anniversary of the Battle of the Crater

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Eastern Front Unit, Tour Stops 7 & 8
    • Fees: $5 per vehicle
    Saturday, July 30, 2016

    Artillery demonstrations and talks by rangers and living historians will be featured as we commemorate the anniversary of the most famous battle of the siege of Petersburg: The Battle of the Crater.

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    • Time: 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
    • Location: Meet at Blandford Church Reception Center
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, July 30, 2016

    Event focuses on Southern soldiers who died during the Battle of the Crater and found their final resting place at Blandford Cemetery in Petersburg.

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  • Petersburg National Battlefield

    Artillery Demonstrations

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
    • Location: Eastern Front Unit, Tour Stop 8
    • Fees: $5 per vehicle
    Sunday, July 31, 2016

    Reenactors representing the Confederate artillery unit, Pegram's Battery, will demonstrate how a Civil War cannon was fired.

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  • Petersburg National Battlefield

    Civil War Clothing

    • Time: 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
    • Location: Eastern Front Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, August 7, 2016

    Overview of how military uniforms were manufactured and distributed to the soldiers.

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  • Petersburg National Battlefield

    From Slavery to Freedom Auto-Caravan Tour

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
    • Location: Departs Eastern Front Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, August 13, 2016

    Travel to the locations where slaves and slave owners walked the streets of Petersburg and learn about the issues facing these citizens when the Civil War ends in 1865.

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Petersburg National Battlefield
1539 Hickory Hill Road

Petersburg, VA 23803

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